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THIS a journey of discovery to the place where humanity’s collective umbilical cord lies buried.
A mere 45 minutes drive from Johannesburg, is Maropeng. Maropeng, the “ place of our origins’ carries global stature as the Visitor Centre to South Africa’s fascinating World Heritage Site - the Cradle of Humankind, with its panoramic surroundings and breathtaking views of the Magaliesberg Mountains, a world-class visitor centre, 4 star Boutique Hotel offering unique tour packages. The Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre offers an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Embark on a fascinating journey back in time to the very beginning of the origin of our species.
To conform with Covid19 regulations, we are enabling a staggered time slot approach to be inline with the outdoor capacity limits we have to adhere to.
You must arrive for your tour 15 minutes early, otherwise your ticket will be forfeited and not refundable.
Please bare in mind when booking multiple tours that each tour runs for an estimated time of 2 hours.
All Covid19 safety protocols will be followed, no mask no entry!
Star-gazing through our large aperture telescopes after dinner is subject to weather and viewing
Bring your binoculars with to participate on an after dinner laser guided tour of the southern skies. (Large aperture telescope viewing afterwards at your leisure- weather conditions permitting).